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Student Spotlights   Thrival Academy: Oakland Alicia Eskridge Age: 17 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? I miss my niece. Her name is Kimara Ward. I miss my mother’s cooking. I miss my own bed and I kind of just miss the fact that I don’t have to move around a lot. […]

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Project Overload! By Johnathan Bautista, Grade 11 Well it’s a lot of work all at once, but I like the subjects that we’re being taught. And the projects are fun. For Ms. Esteves’s geography class we’re learning about ethnic groups in Africa. I’m researching Rwanda. It’s cool to learn the background information so we’re not […]

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Student Spotlights Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Abraham Sigala Age: 15 Current Grade: 10 What do you miss most about home? My mom and my sister. What are you enjoying most about being in Thailand? Getting to know the culture and the people more and having new experiences. Personal Highlight from this week: Helping […]

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Fun Weekend in Chiang Mai This past weekend, Indy and Oakland students had the opportunity to visit Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Prah Sing, two ancient temples from the Northern Lanna Kingdom. Some students also painted their very own elephant figurines at Elephant Parade House while others viewed Black Panther at the mall. On Sunday, […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Indy Thrival Academy: Oakland Trevon Sykes Age: 16 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? Nothing. Just kidding. I miss the cold, the rain, and the wind. I don’t miss the food… except chicken and tacos. I miss my pops too, and my sister. What are you enjoying […]

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And the winner is… The documentaries have been submitted, and a winner has been determined. CONGRATULATIONS to Johnathan Bautista for being the winner of dinner in the city with a chosen Thrival staff member! His documentary, along with the two runners up will be featured on the Thrival World Academies website! Everyone worked extremely hard […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Rasean Edwards Age: 18 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? Really just laughing with my family. And my dogs and everything. My little brother gets on my nerves sometimes, but I miss him because he’s pretty funny. What are you enjoying most about […]

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Film Producers in the Making  Our budding film producers are finishing their documentaries this week. We are excited to see their finished products. The top 3 films will be featured on the Thrival World Academies website soon – stay tuned!   Khon Kaen Fun Weekend Written by Elwin Martinez, Grade 11 The weekend started like […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Indy Thrival Academy: Oakland Alondra Conteras Age: 17 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? I miss my parents and my dog. I’m starting to get homesick now. What are you enjoying most about being in Thailand? I’m enjoying getting to know new people. Getting to know the […]

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FUN IN THE SUN By Yara Lopez (Thrival Global Scholar, Grade 11) On the sunny, hot Thursday of our homestay week, we went on a tractor tour, and there were a lot of bumps on the road. But that’s okay because we had each other to hold on to so we wouldn’t fall off (except […]

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